Knowledge is Power: A Conversation With The Creator of 209 Times

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As a regular contributor to 209 Times, I had a front row seat to watching Motec Sánchez, a former Marine, use Art of War like strategies to help unseat multiple local elected officials and influence public policy decisions by using an extremely controversial and rarely utilized tool: THE TRUTH.   The first time I worked with Motec was exposing former …

Community Leaders Come Together To Replace Stolen Bike For Disabled Child

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By Patricia Alvarez STOCKTON- Last week we were notified of a post by a mother whose daughter had her bike stolen. Bikes are stolen every day in Stockton, but Jocelyn’s bike was special, and specifically designed for her disabilities. 209 Times shared the post to our more than 200,000 followers and founder and community leader Motecuzoma Sanchez reached out to …

“Far Worse Than People Realize” A Trip To The Homeless Trenches of Stockton

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By Motecuzoma P. Sanchez Two weeks ago I visited the street I lived on when I was born in south Stockton. What was supposed to be just a quick photo shoot turned into an impromptu tour of the entrance to a a homeless transient encampment in the middle of the neighborhood when a homeless man approached my crew and I …